TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

Openings In Engineering Management

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a lead broadcast engineer in Chicago and a chief engineer in Savannah, Ga.

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TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

Local Sales Manager Openings In Great Places

New job posts to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for local TV sales managers for Tegna and Nexstar stations in Arizona and along the southeast Atlantic coast.

DMA 91

Marc Hefner New VP-GM Of WSAV Savannah

The Nexstar executive with 20-plus years of broadcast sales and management experience moves from Jacksonville, Fla., to run operations in Savannah.

NETNEWSCHECK SOCIAL SCORECARD (DMA (91)

In Savannah, WTOC Is No. 2 In Social

When it come to social actions in Savannah, Ga., Cumulus-owned, urban-formatted WEAS-FM outperforms other media, according to Shareablee. Raycom’s CBS affiliate WTOC ranks No. 2 in overall actions, while Media General’s NBC affil WSAV is third.

SPECIAL REPORT: DIGINETS

News Finds A New Home Among Diginets

Stations started dabbling with inserting newscasts into their diginet subchannels about five years ago and they say they expect the practice to become more pervasive as more stations recognize the revenue and promotional potential. Among the experiments is producing newscasts that air at non-traditional times — 7-9 a.m. or 9 p.m. — when primary channels are airing network programming.

DMA 92 (SAVANNAH, GA)

Public Support Saves WSAV’s Allred From F-Bomb